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Nursing (EN Articulation Pathway), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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Bachelor of Nursing (EN Articulation Pathway) at The University of Notre Dame Australia is designed for Enrolled Nurses who wish to upgrade their qualifications to become Registered Nurses this program will see you undertake a total of 800 hours practical nursing experience over the two years – far more than nursing programs at other universities. 

As a student you will be placed in appropriate hospital or heath care settings for your workplace experience.

Key facts

In line with the program’s hands-on approach, you will undertake approximately 400 hours of clinical practice each year. The settings include hospitals, primary health care and community health care facilities, where you will be mentored by experienced registered nurses and other health care professionals. 

Apart from the practical skills you will also acquire a solid academic foundation – ideal if you wish to pursue further studies or acquire specialist nursing skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Paediatrics and Adolescent Health
  • Health Research and Informatics 
  • Nursing Care  – Medical and Surgical
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 
  • Health Assessment in Nursing
  • Professional Practice 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 032049G

  • The minimum entry requirement is qualification as an Enrolled Nurse, current registration with
  • AHPRA as an Enrolled Nurse and meeting RPL to Diploma HLT51607, HLT51612 or HLT54115. 
  • As aprospective student you must be able to demonstrate good verbal and written skills. The Diploma of Enrolled Nursing must be commenced and completed after Year 12, i.e. post-school leaving age.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35458 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35458 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20200 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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